AB Court 28
C.R.M. 4422 of 2018
In Re : An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure in connection with Serampore
P.S. Case No.239 of 2018 dated 18.5.2018 under Sections
498A/406/323/506/307 of the Indian Penal Code read with
Sections 3/ 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act
In the matter of : Saikat Chatterjee
@ Saikat Tapan Chatterjee Anr.
Mr. Sandipan Ganguly, Sr. Advocate,
Mr. Kaustav Bagchi,
Ms. Sayani Bhattacharya …for the Petitioners.
Mr. Debabrata Dasgupta …for the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioners that they are
the in-laws of the victim housewife and co-accused persons have
been granted pre-arrest bail.
Learned lawyer appearing for the State opposes the
prayer for anticipatory bail.
Having considered the materials on record and bearing
in mind the extent of complicity of the petitioners in the alleged
crime and the fact that co-accused persons, namely, Suman
Chatterjee, Dolly Chatterjee and Tapan Chatterjee have been
granted anticipatory bail by this court, we are inclined to extend
similar privilege to the petitioners also.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest the
petitioners shall be released on bail upon furnishing a bond of
Rs.10,000/-(Rupees Ten Thousand only) each with two sureties
of like amount each to the satisfaction of the arresting officer
and also subject to the conditions as laid down under Section
438(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
The application for anticipatory bail is, accordingly,
Urgent Photostat Certified copy of this order, if applied
for, be supplied expeditiously after complying with all necessary
(Ravi Krishan Kapur, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)